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Charter school leaders should talk more about racism

Praising charters for “doing more with less” ignores how racist systems have devalued black communities, starving kids in both traditional and charter schools of resources

Clarissa Santana is a mother of three who is frustrated when she returns to college at the University of Akron and learns her credits from a for-profit school don’t transfer. She tells her story in the new documentary “Unlikely.”

Two new documentaries showcase a long and winding road to college

‘Personal Statement,’ and ‘Unlikely’ hit the film festival circuits with stories of real-life obstacles and struggles

Greg Cruey, a teacher at Southside K-8 school, greeting students in the morning.

Teachers are first responders to the opioid crisis

In some schools in McDowell County, W.Va., as many as 40 percent of kids don’t live with their parents

How resources and opportunities differ for NYC students

Resources, instructional materials are drastically different for public school students living in the same city

Preschool teacher Kayla Pinto works with a 4-year-old student at the Somerville YMCA in Somerville, Massachusetts. Pinto is working toward a bachelor’s degree, with the support of state programs that aim to increase college access for early childhood educators.

To boost preschool quality, Massachusetts invests in college degrees for teachers

State programs help early childhood educators earn bachelor’s degrees

Liam Frometa, 5, left, and Christopher Ramos, 5, right, play with their classroom's smart board at Fun Time Early Learning Academy in Naples, Fla. The academy is able to provide smart boards due to funding from the Naples Winter Wine Festival.

An upscale Florida auction yields millions for local preschool programs

Proceeds from sales of wine and fancy cars help the children of farmworkers, organizers say

The voucher program we really need is not for school — it’s for after

Betsy DeVos can better serve working parents by supporting their aftercare needs

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Striking Tacoma Teachers walk a picket line, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in front of Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Wash. Fights over teacher salaries and work conditions are escalating along the West Coast, and the disputes are particularly acute in Washington, a state that has infused at least $1 billion for teacher pay to resolve a long-running court battle.

Teachers of the world, unite. You have nothing to lose but your pain!

Strikes can help ensure class cabinets are fully stocked

School founder Vera Triplett holds a potential future student while chatting with current students Joelia Simmons and Langston Kali.

These schools are opening their arms to special education students. Can they afford it?

Noble Minds appeals to kids with disabilities with therapy, social-emotional classes and a no-suspensions disciplinary policy

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